Football Legend, Jay Jay Okocha Turns 47 Years Old Today

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Legendary Nigerian football star , Jay Jay Okocha today 14th of August clocked 47.

According to Wikipedia, Jay Jay Okocha was born on the 14th of August 1973 in Enugu state.

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The name Jay-Jay was passed down from his elder brother James, who started playing football first; his immediate elder brother, Emmanuel was also called Emma Jay-jay, but the name stuck with Okocha instead. He began playing football on the streets just like many other football stars, usually with a makeshift ball.

In an interview with BBC Sport he said, “As far as I can remember, we used to play with anything, with any round thing we could find, and whenever we managed to get hold of a ball, that was a bonus! I mean it was amazing!”

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